30+ Fun Summer Crafts For Kids

No matter how old your kids are, crafts can give them a way to express themselves creativity. Being able to make something and complete it so you have a finished product is not only a self esteem boost, its fun also! Focusing more on the process than the outcome will make your craft time more enjoyable for you and your child. This list of 30+ summer crafts for kids has ideas for all ages so dig in and get crafting!


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30+ Summer Kids Crafts

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1. Paper plate sunny handprints
2. Styrofoam cup sea crabs
3. Colorful sun catcher craft
4. Wooden bead bracelets

Fun paper plate frisbees
Make your own ping pong paddles
Make your own tambourine
Paper plate fruitΒ (pictured below)

30+ Summer Kids Crafts

Tie dye suns
Flower art for toddlers
DIY rock creatures and stone faces.
Spiral paper hangers (pictured below)

30+ Summer Kids Crafts

DIY Paw Patrol Soap

Duct tape swirling bee craft
Juice box boats
Clay nature faces
Nature paint brushes (pictured below)

30+ Summer Kids Crafts

Coffee filter butterfly
Cotton ball painting
Pool noodle race track
Friendship bracelets (pictured below)

30+ Summer Kids Crafts


Make a beach hut for your toys
Making toy boats
Bumble bee bookmark
Pool noodle poppers (pictured below)

30+ Summer Kids Crafts

Colorful rainbow windsock
DIY Mermaid shell earrings
Shaving cream art
Create a summer nature table
Butterfly peg dolls
Easy sunshine wand

30+ Summer Kids Crafts

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  1. Amber Ludwig says:


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    Dreaming of summer over here!! Really love that nature paint brush idea!! <3

  2. Gail Akeman says:

    Thank for joining the Small victories Sunday linkup party. Please join again. Pinned to the group board.
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  3. Gail Akeman says:

    Thank you for joining the Small victories Sunday Linkup party. Please join again. Pinned to the group board.
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  4. Rachee says:

    I love it! As summer winds down I find my motivation gone. This gives me some ideas to keep going until Fall.
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  5. Victoria says:

    These are some great ideas. I am sad to see that summer is coming to an end so soon. I may have to see if I can fit in some of these crafts before it is time for the boys to go to school.

  6. Kathleen says:

    A great collection of summer crafts, so colorful and exciting for the little ones.
    Thanks for bringing this collection to Fridays Blog Booster Party #17
    Kathleen
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  7. Thanks for including my paper plate sun – pinned πŸ™‚
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  8. Ashley says:

    Those are a lot of great ideas, I think my teacher friends need to see this. I really like the crab cups. My daughter and I have made necklaces with modpodge and wooden beads this Summer πŸ™‚

  9. So many great ideas here! I love those Nature Paintbrushes, and the paper plates fruits are adorable!
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  10. Amanda L says:


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    What great crafts! It’s too hot for outside play here this week, so I’ll have to do some of these with my kiddos!
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  11. LaShawn says:

    Great ideas. My son is in between camp and school this week, so we will be trying out a few of these to keep him busy! I LOVE the natural paint brushes idea!! Can’t wait to get started
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  12. Twitter:
    What a great collection, my daughter is going to love all of these.
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  13. Heather D. ( says:

    I love those fruit plates. My kids enjoy getting lost in art.

  14. Vanessa says:

    Thank you for the feature! πŸ™‚
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  15. The friendship bracelets are my favorites. There is no limit what you can do with those and your imagination.
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